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  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    The N.J. Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has reached the decision to extend the season for Bayside Dredging works from February 28 to March 31. This was announced yesterday by the Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, who received the word from the NJDEP that the season for dredging activity in the bay has been prolonged to […]

  • 3 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the southend beach replenishment project, undertaken by the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is scheduled to resume on August 6. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told the City that the dredger Liberty Island won’t be ready until this week, which likely means that the […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, has posted a notice requesting public comments and recommendations for the permit application for dredging that includes the entire back bay of the Ocean City, NJ. The applicant, the City of Ocean City, proposes dredging areas located along the back-bay shoreline area of the City of Ocean […]

  • 8 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company’s dredging vessel Liberty Island is up and running again, and work has resumed on the southern end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ. The dredger had been undergoing repairs since Saturday, when work came to a halt. The project resumed yesterday at 44th Street. According to U.S. Army […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    The dredger Liberty Island, owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, returned yesterday from what turned out to be an 11-week repair job in Norfolk, Va., and work on a massive beach replenishment project at the south end of Ocean City has resumed. The project is being overseen by the United States Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 28 July 2020
    Infrastructure, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Dredge CURRITUCK is in Ocean City, Md., for a sand bypassing operation to Assateague Island National Seashore (ASIS). The dredge is scheduled to work in the area for about a month, and will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will host a public meeting this week, May 30, to discuss and get feedback on a navigation improvement project to manage shoaling in the Ocean City Inlet. USACE, together with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County, will also discuss a study on the large […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City, New Jersey, said in its latest release that the details of the city’s back bay dredging project will be discussed at a town hall meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 3, at the Ocean City Tabernacle. Representatives of ACT Engineers of Robbinsville, the firm the city hired to develop a long-range […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Representatives of ACT Engineering, together with the mayor and other city officials, gathered on Saturday, June 3, at the Ocean City Tabernacle to discuss the latest plans for the city’s dredging program. During the town hall meeting, ACT Engineering and city officials announced that the Carnival Bayou, South Harbor and Sunny Harbor are the next areas to receive much […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Mayor Jay A. Gillian has announced that he will hold a Town Hall Meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, January 25, at the Chris Maloney Lecture Hall in the Ocean City Free Public Library. At the meeting, the city administration will present its five-year capital plan. Last year’s plan called for spending $80 million over five […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey’s Ocean City will not pursue a proposed program to transfer dredged material to the Shelter Road Recycling Center, the city mayor Jay Gillian said last week. The mayor made the announcement last Friday, after meeting with representatives of the Ocean Reef Condominium Association. “Throughout my administration, I have always sought public feedback in […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ hopper dredge Currituck just completed maintenance dredging work in Ocean City Inlet in Maryland to remove built up sediment in the channel and improve navigation. The work was part of the Army Corps, Baltimore District’s regular operation and maintenance efforts associated with the channel to ensure safe navigation for […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The 100% federally funded Ocean City beach replenishment project in the south end continues to make good progress. According to the Jay A. Gillian, Ocean City Mayor, the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company (GLDD) earlier this week began to use the second landing pipe near 55th Street. “The contractor is currently pumping sand near 54th Street and […]

  • 7 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dredging works on the south end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, are tentatively scheduled to resume on Monday, July 20, the Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District, stated. Army Corps spokesman Ed Vogt said that an engine replacement on the hopper dredger Liberty Island is progressing as expected, and work to rebuild Ocean City’s […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City, New Jersey, has filed a permit application with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection for dredging authorization in the back-bay areas of the city. The application includes a request by the city to make the current temporary access roadway from Roosevelt Boulevard to the disposal […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Vessels

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has released this beautiful photo of the dredge MURDEN performing regularly scheduled Assateague Island bypass operations off the coast of Ocean City, MD. The MURDEN will be removing material from in and around the channel, with an emphasis on the ebb and flood shoals in which sand is traditionally […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian said in his weekly address that the construction of dune crossovers and dune fence installation as part of the southend beach replenishment project will continue while the Liberty Island hopper dredger undergoes repair work. “The construction area will be tightened up and cleared of as much equipment as possible,” Gillian […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has just announced more details about recently awarded beach renourishment project in Ocean City, Maryland. The $12.7 million renourishment scheme, to be conducted by Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company (GLDD), will involve the placement of roughly 900,000 cubic yards of sand on the beach at Ocean […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Army Corps hopper dredge Currituck has arrived in Ocean City, Maryland, for routine maintenance dredging of the Inlet navigation channel. According to Brittany Crissman from the Corporate Communication Office of the Baltimore District, dredge Currituck arrived in Ocean City over the weekend and has begun dredging in the inlet. “The Currituck is scheduled to work […]

  • 9 July 2020
    Infrastructure

    The north end beach replenishment project in Ocean City, NJ, is moving forward according to schedule. The beach entrance at Beach Road and E. Atlantic Avenue with the tall steps has reopened, along with the guarded Atlantic Beach, according to officials. The entrances along Beach Road at Morningside Road and Garden Road are closed. So […]

  • 12 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor, Jay Gillian, has announced a rough timeline for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’s beach replenishment project that affects Ocean City, NJ. Three Jersey Shore towns – Strathmere, Sea Isle City and Ocean City – are part of the $32.5 million contract, awarded to Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company of Oak […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City Inlet dredging program is about to begin, the Maryland Congressman Andy Harris said in his latest announcement.  Commenting the latest news, Congressman Harris said: “I applaud the Army Corps of Engineers for taking the steps necessary to get dredging of the Ocean City Inlet underway.” “The fishing and maritime industry is critical […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean City beach replenishment project grinds to a halt and will be delayed for at least six weeks, according to Richard Pearsall, a spokesman with Army Corps Philadelphia District. The Liberty Island, a hopper dredger owned by Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, is undergoing engine replacement in Norfolk, Va. after it broke down on Saturday, […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean City Mayor Jay Gillian, in his last week’s address, shed some light on the city’s beach replenishment project, expected to begin in May of 2015. The full text of his December 12 statement can be found below: “This week I learned of the planned schedule for the beach replenishment project in the south end of Ocean City […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Beach replenishment is finally complete in Ocean City, Maryland, just in time for the summer season, and after the rough winter stalled the project for a number of months. Bulldozers, offshore dredges and massive pipes have been a constant on the Ocean City beach since February, as several cubic tons of sand from the ocean […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Ocean City mayor Jay Gillian has just reported that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completed their pumping operations at the south end last week. According to the update, beaches between 59th Street and 45th Street gained 515,000 cubic yards of sand, and a vulnerable stretch of dune near 59th Street was rebuilt. The mayor […]